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381. RE: [oletrucks] monoleafs (fwd) (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 10:06:21 -0500
Were the monoleafs you installed normal or reverse eyed? What tire size in front? On what width rims? I have the monos on the front of my truck, it did lower the truck about 3 inches or so. Looks a m
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00229.html (9,584 bytes)

382. RE: [oletrucks] "thunk" is rarely a good noise (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 11:44:36 -0800
You missed a clue Grant. He said "... turn of the key yielded only ..." Sounds like he has a solenoid system, not a foot starter. If all of Grant's other very good troubleshooting suggestions do not
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00257.html (12,791 bytes)

383. [oletrucks] RE: (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 08:53:09 -0500
If it will make the noise every time, hot or cold, remove the belt(s), crank it up and see if it still happens. Don't run it without the belt(s) for long. If the noise stops it has to be the belt or
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00311.html (7,764 bytes)

384. RE: [oletrucks] balance resistor (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 11:02:36 -0600
Make sure the diode is beefy enough. You are going to be pulling ~ 6 Amps through it when the points are closed and there is going to be a really ugly spike when the points first open and the field s
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00381.html (8,408 bytes)

385. RE: [oletrucks] Alternator vs. generator (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 09:31:42 -0500
My GMC shop manual lists four generators, standard, low cut in, high output and low cut in/high output models. But I took the easy way out when my standard generator failed and replaced it with a 65
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00537.html (9,751 bytes)

386. RE: [oletrucks] Wheel Spacers (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 05:44:20 -0800
If you are not concerned about how sharp of a left turn you can make, the quick fix for this is to adjust the "stop" screw on the driver's side of the front axle to make it hit just before the tire t
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00632.html (8,544 bytes)

387. RE: [oletrucks] Gas tank swaps in TF trucks (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 12:49:34 -0600
The magazines claim a "late 70's or early 80's Chevy van tank" is an easy installation. Hi folks, What's a good choice for a rear mounted gas tank in a Task Force truck? Something that fits nicely be
/html/oletrucks/1999-11/msg00653.html (8,049 bytes)

388. RE: [oletrucks] where to get part? (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 07:30:12 -0500
Heavy Chevy has reproductions of these parts (includes the actual inner cable) for my 57 GMC. I understand that they are different if you have positrac or a Spicer 45 like mine, so be aware of what r
/html/oletrucks/1999-10/msg00004.html (8,103 bytes)

389. RE: [oletrucks] Ammeter current? (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 15:18:24 -0500
My Dad's "Convenient Tables and Formulas" book (so old it does not have a zip code in the address of the publisher) shows maximum for 14 gauge is 20 amps at 30C (86F) unless insulation is asbestos wh
/html/oletrucks/1999-10/msg00017.html (8,117 bytes)

390. RE: [oletrucks] Radio Repair (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 08:11:36 -0500
My Dad claimed he had a "goat roper" filter in his car radio that prevented it from playing country music. I guess this is the opposite. I have what I believe to be a vintage/original Motorola AM rad
/html/oletrucks/1999-10/msg00163.html (9,813 bytes)

391. RE: [oletrucks] GMC Oil Filter (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 08:01:57 -0500
I have replaced the stock casting and cartridge filter on my 347" 57 GMC daily driver with a spin-on casting from a 77 Pontiac 350, but I kept the original hardware. I dug it out of the garage attic
/html/oletrucks/1999-10/msg00259.html (7,479 bytes)

392. [oletrucks] More recommendations please (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 13:59:24 -0700
Old Air Products and Vintage Air both make AC/heat/defroster kits for TF trucks. The prices are not far apart. Any of you have good or bad things to say about either company's products and/or service
/html/oletrucks/1999-10/msg00499.html (7,273 bytes)

393. [oletrucks] Need a reference to a glass installer (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 15:47:31 -0500
My 57 GMC currently has a standard windshield gasket installed. I have a set of stainless trim that is the "deluxe" treatment for the windshield. I gave the trim and a new "deluxe" gasket to a local
/html/oletrucks/1999-10/msg00500.html (7,526 bytes)

394. [oletrucks] 55.2 door panels (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 15:32:18 -0500
I'll bet Heavy Chevy can supply you with some good used ones. By the way, I ran into a little problem with these door panels. I purchased rebuilt doors for my '57 GMC and when I tried to mount the do
/html/oletrucks/1999-09/msg00028.html (7,383 bytes)

395. RE: [oletrucks] 6 lug to 5 lug (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 14:26:42 -0500
If I remember right, it is early (53-54) Chev passenger car drums on TF trucks. I do not remember which bearings you use (or maybe they are the same). Yes, there are some car 5 lug drums that interch
/html/oletrucks/1999-09/msg00203.html (8,337 bytes)

396. RE: [oletrucks] classic license plates (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 1999 07:08:01 -0500
There is always at least one booth selling these at the Conroe Swap meet (weekend of Oct 16th). That's where I bought mine. Just got back from a trip to rural Oklahoma, and saw some fine old Chevy tr
/html/oletrucks/1999-09/msg00224.html (7,737 bytes)

397. RE: [oletrucks] Vendor Website (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 08:03:10 -0500
Has anyone ever seen a website for Doc's House of Bolts? If so what is the URL? TIA Bill Bailey 57 Chevy 3100 oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built bet
/html/oletrucks/1999-09/msg00446.html (7,324 bytes)

398. RE: [oletrucks] Modifications for '53 (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 08:11:11 -0500
There are actually two sites to visit. December 96 thru October 97 can be found at November 97 to current
/html/oletrucks/1999-09/msg00447.html (10,203 bytes)

399. RE: [oletrucks] ps on 235/colum (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 11:29:23 -0500
Golden State Pickup Parts (probably among others) has such a setup. You supply the pump, pump mounting bracket and hoses that connect to the pump. They supply (for $570+shipping, etc) a replacement d
/html/oletrucks/1999-09/msg00499.html (8,696 bytes)

400. RE: [oletrucks] GMC Gauge ? (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 07:44:45 -0500
My 57 had the generator "gauge" (idiot light). Keep the ammeter. It will come in real handy when you convert to the small block and use a single wire alternator which has no provision for driving the
/html/oletrucks/1999-08/msg00046.html (8,118 bytes)

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